On a December day in 1824, a presidential election was sent to the House of Representatives after the country was left without a president elect. Out of the ashes came our current two-party system and the start of modern politics as we know it.
It may take election experts years to unravel the mystery of why Mitt Romney was convinced he had won the 2012 presidential election, as a new report shows some skewed internal poll numbers, and explains Romney’s two trips to Pennsylvania.
When Egypt’s President Muhammed Morsi declared last week that decisions he makes cannot be overruled by his nation’s judges, more than 200,000 people came to protests across Cairo.
Mitt Romney arrived at the White House a bit early for his lunch with President Barack Obama and he wasn’t seen toting any gifts for the president on his way into the building.
Lyle Denniston looks at recent thorny claims that today’s federal government is too powerful and not shaped by the ideals of the Founding Fathers.
President Barack Obama is having Mitt Romney over for lunch on Thursday and their meeting is already generating a lot of buzz. Here are five theories about the White House’s motives.
As rival lawmakers struggle to avoid the dreaded fiscal cliff in Washington, research shows that Americans will get a huge cut in their tax-home pay, if Congress can’t reach a deal on tax hikes and spending cuts.
In an interesting footnote in history, the Ku Klux Klan played an indirect role with a popular independent record company that played a much larger role in the growth of jazz music.
The battle over the legal recreational use of marijuana may be headed to New England, as officials in Colorado and Washington wait to see how the federal government will react to their new pro-pot laws.
Lyle Denniston looks at a judge’s decision to sentence a teen to attend church for 10 years, and why that decision goes against the grain of the Founding Fathers.